We strive to provide a high level of personal support in various fields to meet the diverse needs of students during their time at Tusculum University.
Some of the services the University provides free of charge to students include:
Tusculum can assist students in identifying local health care providers and provide support in time of illness.
Additionally, Tusculum serves as an educational resource to the student community and to provide information to students to address current student health issues. Students should communicate with the Student Affairs Office in Niswonger Commons (Room 221) or 423-636-7315.
Tusculum has acquired the services of a professional counselor to meet with students in a confidential atmosphere at no cost to the student.
Visit the Counseling Services section.
The Office of Career Services serves two functions:
- Career choice and development and
- Employment skills development
Services include personal meetings, seminars and advising regarding choice of academic major and/or career directions. Students are encouraged to begin career development programs upon entering Tusculum and continue then throughout their college experience. The office also maintains current information about full-time, part-time and internship opportunities.
ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
Tusculum affirms its intent to comply with federal regulations regarding persons with disabilities, specifically with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Students seeking accommodations consequent to a documented disability should contact the Office of Career Services and Academic Support Services.
STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
Student Support Services (SSS) works with 150 residential college students each year to promote retention and graduation. The program’s services include tutoring, supplemental instruction, counseling, mentoring, academic advisement, cultural activities and accommodations for the disabled.
A wide range of voluntary service opportunities are available to Tusculum students. They are coordinated through the Center for Civic Advancement.
Examples include river cleanup, Habitat for Humanity construction, recycling programs, theatrical outreach programs, literacy assistance with first-graders, Big Brothers/Big Sisters programs, highway litter pickup and many others.